TRAINING CONTINUES …..

November 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Busy few weeks for the CASARA/PEP Air Nanaimo team.  Training continues to be the mainstay of our activities and shows no let-up just because of the Fall or even time-changes ! October 26:  Canadian Coast [...]

Parachute Landing & Self Rescue

August 9th, 2019|0 Comments

On 27 July, pilot Matt Lehtinen was flying above Quebec when he experienced engine trouble in his Cirrus SR-22. He deployed the aircraft’s parachute system and filmed his actions to alert search and rescue teams and [...]

Help Name this “New Puppy”!

July 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Help choose the name of #Canada's new Search and Rescue aircraft! The #RCAF is considering five possible names for the new CC-295 fixed-wing SAR aircraft. See the names and make your choice on our site: http://rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/en/cc-295-name.page The RCAF commander will [...]

CASARA/PEP Air ROLE

May 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Recent weeks have highlighted an increasing trend in exactly how CASARA/PEP Air Nanaimo can assist Ground SAR Agencies in their varied RCMP/EMBC taskings. CASARA Nanaimo has twice been involved in providing search assets to assist [...]

NANAIMO AIRPORT COMMISSION

April 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Nanaino Airport Commission CEO, Mike Hooper, and Operations Director, Don Goulard, gave MIASARS members an in-depth look into the current development phase at Nanaimo Airport and an insight as to where and how the Commission [...]

EMBC’s PSLV VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR for PEP Air

April 19th, 2019|0 Comments

  Congratulations to one of our own, John Lamb, for being honoured with EMBC's PSLV Volunteer of the Year award for PEP Air, at a recent ceremony at the BC Legislature in Victoria.     [...]

A true “workhorse” ~ The Buffalo

April 15th, 2019|0 Comments

April 09, 2019 marked the 55th anniversary of the de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo's first flight on April 9th, 1964. Initially offered at a mere $1.55M, the "Buff" came with 2 x GE CT64-820-4 engines (3,133 [...]

406 MHz ELT ~ Life saving Technology

November 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Why do some planes in Canada lack potentially life-saving emergency beacons? Many small, private and recreational aircraft are using outdated equipment David Burke · CBC News · Posted: Nov 08, 2018 6:00 AM AT | Last Updated: November 8 [...]